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  • Homeless Puerto Rican teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims

    Christopher Rodriguez turned 19 on Friday in his native Puerto Rico, and he spent his birthday giving – aid to neighbors still struggling a month to the day after Hurricane Maria blasted the island. His birthday passed with him making care packages for his community in Añasco, Puerto Rico. Saturday, he’ll walk the packages across the Hondo River to local residents, as he’s been doing for the past few weeks. In the process of his giving, Rodriguez, who is homeless, […]

  • Five ex-presidents attend hurricane relief concert; Trump appears in video message

    Members of an exclusive club made a rare joint appearance Saturday. All five living former US presidents took part in a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for hurricane relief efforts, while President Donald Trump appeared in a taped video message to the concertgoers. Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter attended Saturday night’s event, named ‘Deep From the Heart: The One America Appeal,’ at Reed Arena at Texas A&M University in College Station. […]

  • Trump: ‘End of the ISIS caliphate is in sight’

    President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would soon transition into a “new phase” of involvement in Syria after US-backed forces drove ISIS members from Raqqa, the city they deemed their capital. “The defeat of ISIS in Raqqah represents a critical breakthrough in our worldwide campaign to defeat ISIS and its wicked ideology,” Trump said in a statement released by the White House. “With the liberation of ISIS’s capital and the vast majority of its territory, the end […]

  • Little girl’s food allergies inspire teacher to pen book

    Virginia Beach, Virginia (WTKR) — In Virginia Beach teacher Suzy Brophy’s book, the main character cannot go trick-or-treating like other kids. “She had food allergies, especially to tree nuts and dairy,” a portion of the book reads. “Her mother said it could make her very sick, and that most candy was not safe for her to eat.” The little girl in the book and her food allergies are very real. “I can`t have any peanuts,” said six-year-old Macy Evans. “Or […]

  • Florida child porn probe uncovers weapons stash, sheriff says

    The locked closet in Randall Drake’s home in Dunedin, Florida, did not yield any child pornography that detectives suspected was hidden there, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said. Instead, they came upon an arsenal that included homemade explosive devices, 10 rifles, eight handguns, two shotguns, more than 2,300 rounds of ammunition, tactical jackets, a homemade silencer, assorted knives, a crossbow and gunpowder, Gualtieri told reporters Thursday. There were aerial photographs of an elementary and middle school as well as a […]

  • US company says it’s close to agreeing deal to restart MH370 search

    US marine exploration company Ocean Infinity says it’s made “good progress” on a deal to restart the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370, but the contract hasn’t been finalized. The statement contradicts an earlier claim from Australia’s transport minister that the company had entered into a “no find no fee” arrangement with the Malaysian government. “Ocean Infinity are not yet able to confirm the final award of a contract to help in the search for MH370, but good progress […]

  • Inside Raqqa: A city reduced to rubble after years of brutal ISIS rule

    It was here, at the main square in Raqqa, that ISIS militants unveiled their brutality to the world — they carried out public executions for offenses as minor as smoking and placed the heads of the dead on spikes. Those spikes still protrude from the square’s perimeter fence, a chilling reminder of ISIS’ barbaric reign over Raqqa that lasted nearly four years. But little else in this Syrian city has survived. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday said […]

  • Suspected child abusers on the run for over 17 years caught

    Two suspected child abusers, on the lam for over 17 years, were taken into custody early Wednesday morning, less than a month after the allegations against them were featured on HLN’s “The Hunt with John Walsh.” Joseph Horace Green, 52, and Channell Nicola Warren, 43, were arrested in Plantation, Florida, on charges they had unlawful sex with a student in 2000 while running the Enlightened Minds school in Los Angeles. The pair, who went by the pseudonyms Ty and Tisa Yiyara, […]

  • Vegas killer described his unusual habits in 2013 testimony

    He was a nocturnal creature who gambled all night and slept all day. He took Valium at times for anxiousness, and had the doctor who prescribed it to him on retainer. He wagered up to a million dollars a night, but wandered around glitzy Las Vegas casinos in sweatpants and flip-flops, and carried his own drink into the high rollers’ area because he didn’t want to tip the waitresses too much. This was Stephen Paddock as he saw himself four […]

  • Killers meant to ‘send a message,’ sheriff says of 1983 slaying

    Timothy Coggins was stabbed multiple times, likely in the field where hunters found his body in Sunny Side, Georgia, on October 9, 1983, investigators at the time told the local newspaper. The state crime lab determined that both of Coggins’ lungs were punctured, investigator Larry Campbell said, and there were blood stains and tire tracks at the scene. Planes approaching the grass landing strip at Beaverbrook Aerodrome would have flown over his body for about 36 hours before it was […]

  • 3-month-old and 5-year-old girls rescued in sex trafficking crackdown

    Two sisters, one 5 years old and the other 3 months old, were rescued in Denver by undercover agents during this year’s FBI-led sting operation against sex traffickers, officials said. The alleged trafficker, a friend of the children’s family, made a deal to sell them for sex for $600, the FBI said. The friend communicated with an undercover agent, the FBI said in announcing details of Operation Cross Country XI. While this alleged crime alone is disturbing, 82 other juveniles […]